Damaging High Winds and Critical Fire Weather Threats in California

A strong low pressure center off the southern California Coast will produce high winds in the Sierra-Nevada mountains, and central and southern coastal ranges. Very dry conditions combined with these high winds will produce critical fire weather threats in the central and southern coastal ranges. Heavy snow in the South and Central Rockies, and Great Lakes; and heavy rain in Hawaii will continue. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed S 15 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.28 in (1025.2 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Jan 11:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 51. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 71. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 51. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
12:05 pm CST Jan 19, 2021
12pm CST Jan 19, 2021-6pm CST Jan 25, 2021
 
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